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Notes From Chad

We have three top priorities in upcoming months: making the most successful holiday season ever, improving search, and handling issues like resellers.

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Our Next Chapter at Etsy: A Letter to the Community

Chad Dickerson is stepping into the role of CEO. He’s looking forward to working with everyone to grow Etsy, while staying true to our values.

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Talking Tech for the Holidays With Etsy CTO Chad Dickerson

Check in behind-the-scenes with an update from Chad about new features, testing practices, and systems operations plans for the holiday season.

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Issue with names in Treasury lists this afternoon

Hi everyone, We had an issue in Treasury earlier today where the "full name" field that we gather at seller registration replaced the shop name in pages that display individual Treasury lists. Other pages were not affected, including the index of Treasury lists. This problem was due to an internal human coding error. This "full…

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Explore Etsy's experimental side

At Etsy, we spend our days and nights working to make Etsy better. A huge part of this involves improving core functionality on the site, like streamlining seller tools and improving the checkout process. Much of the work we do requires significant planning with full teams of people working for extended periods, like as Treasury…

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John Allspaw Joins the Etsy Team

One day in early 2005, I got a call from a friend and former colleague asking for career advice. My friend was considering a role running site operations at a fledgling Internet company that was creating a whole new way of connecting people on the Internet. They were a small but inspired operation running in…

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Post-maintenance issues update: Alchemy and Rearrange Your Shop

We have temporarily disabled Rearrange Your Shop to address issues that users are reporting with Custom ordering, as described in this thread. Etsy users will see the "most recently listed" sort while we address this issue: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6314098 We also have disabled Alchemy temporarily to continue maintenance on it. Thanks for your patience as we work…

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Reminder: site maintenance Monday, May 25, 2-8am EDT

As announced earlier this week in the Storque (http://www.etsy.com/storque/etsy-news/tech-update-scheduled-site-maintenance-52509-4011/), on Monday, May 25, 2009 from 2-8 a.m. EDT we will be doing scheduled maintenance on Etsy's systems. During this time period, all functions on the site will be unavailable, and all Etsy users will be directed to a page noting that the site is undergoing…

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Possible temporary site hiccups (evening EDT, March 12)

We just wanted to give you an advanced notice that you may experience some brief hiccups on the site this evening (EDT). We don't anticipate that there will be a noticeable or prolonged disruption of service, but you may see the hiccup error page momentarily. As usual, we will post relevant updates to http://fix.etsy.com Thanks…

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Unscheduled site maintenance: Thursday morning, March 12, 2am ET

We apologize for the short notice, but we need to take Etsy offline for unscheduled maintenance on Thursday morning March 12 for approximately 20 minutes at 2am ET. During this time, all users will be directed to a page noting that we are undergoing maintenance. During this maintenance period, we will be providing updates at…

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Issue with the Storque (February 25)

We discovered an issue with the Storque database and are taking it offline for emergency maintenance. We apologize for the interruption and hope to have the Storque back soon. Please see http://fix.etsy.com/ for updates. * * * * * This issue has been corrected.

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